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Two employees at Buddy’s Seafood Market in Panama City Beach, Fla., got into an argument on the job. Police say Orlando Thompson, 26, at first walked away, but came back with a 15" knife and stabbed Caleb Joshua Halley, killing him. The argument? How much spice goes into the restaurant’s gumbo. Thompson has been charged with manslaughter. (RC/Tallahassee Democrat) ...Rather than murder, because prosecutors have long thought the gumbo was too spicy.
Original Publication Date: 26 July 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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